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  • National Walking Month

    National Walking Month: How it Boosts Health

    Warmer weather and lighter evenings provide the perfect opportunity to celebrate May as National Walking Month and get more active. Walking is fun, free and doesn’t require any specialist equipment or training. Walking and being active in general helps to improve cardiovascular fitness and reduce risk factors for disease, such as: Cholesterol High blood pressure…

  • arthritis

    Arthritis: Can It Be Treated At Home?

    The 14th-21st May marks Arthritis Care Awareness Week, a national event that highlights the challenges of this condition and supports people who are suffering. Arthritis affects over ten million people in the UK. It causes pain, inflammation and stiffness in joints, and, although it is more prominent in those aged 40 and over, it affects people…

  • Reduce your risk of dementia

    Is There a Way to Reduce Your Risk of Dementia?

    Millions of people are affected by dementia and Alzheimer’s every year.  These conditions affect the memory and are mainly suffered by older people. At present, there is no cure, but research is ongoing to find ways of preventing dementia. While most of the risk factors are out of your control, there are some things you…

  • Ovarian cancer awareness

    Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Know the Signs

    March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, serving an important reminder of the signs of ovarian cancer to help ensure an earlier diagnosis. Through raising awareness of the signs and symptoms, it could be possible to get ovarian cancer treated sooner and help bring down the statistics that put it as the sixth biggest cause of…

  • ​cycling

    ​Could Cycling Help Save the NHS?

    ​Could you do more to help the NHS? By boosting your physical activity you could have more of an impact than you realise. Cycling has been championed as a vital activity that could help provide both health and environmental benefits, as well as save the NHS money each year. As an easy and affordable way…